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Agency Update: New Mission, Vision, & Values


Incarcerated Individual Technology ServicesYouTube video

The technology services available in Washington’s state correctional facilities provide incarcerated individuals with a way to keep in contact with families and friends...

November 13, 2019

Stafford Creek Corrections Center Launches First Prison-Based American Legion Post

ABERDEEN – A group of incarcerated veterans at Stafford Creek Corrections Center now have a way to decompress, while putting their leadership skills to good use...

November 6, 2019

Restoring Voting Rights for the Formerly Incarcerated

TUMWATER – Connor Barker is looking forward to when he can next cast his ballot. The 26-year-old won’t be able to cast his vote on Election Day next week...

October 30, 2019

PRESS RELEASE: Washington Corrections Secretary and Vera Institute to study prison reforms in Norway

TUMWATER – The Washington State Department of Corrections unveiled a new mission statement last week: To improve public safety by positively changing lives...

October 28, 2019